Be sure to read this from the beginning to the end to learn about the desecration of our Bay of Fundy and the outlook for the future. Continue reading ISSUES – Is the Bay of Fundy an Ecological Treasure or a Superport? You decide.
Mountain Lion screaming!!! Parliament Of Owls Originally published on Apr 11, 2015 “So here’s a female mountain. Much to my surprise, she passed by last weekend screaming, probably out looking for a male lion. After she screams, she returns seven … Continue reading EXTINCT YOU SAY – If you hear this … you have a Cougar near you!!!
Sailboats were all the thing waaay back in the day. Look at these vessels in Boothbay Harbour, Maine back in the 1930s!! Click here to see available versions Continue reading SHIPS & SHIPPING: Sailboats in Boothbay Harbor, Circa 1930s
Overlooking Passamaquoddy Bay, Split Rock emerges from the beach a short walk from Sipayik, the Passamaquoddy village at Pleasant Point, Maine. It is small, nondescript, and has little if any intrinsic value. Yet Split Rock became the symbol for a … Continue reading NATIVE AMERICANS -Split Rock – The Spirit of Quoddy
The three masted schooner, Lanie Cobb aground at Lubec, Maine 1915 Click here to see more versions. Continue reading SHIPS & SHIPPING – Schooner Aground at Lubec, Maine 1915
PART I | OCT. 25, 2015 Big changes are occurring in one of the fastest-warming spots on Earth – YARMOUTH BAR, NOVA SCOTIA Sandwiched on a narrow sandbar between Yarmouth’s harbor and the open Gulf of Maine, the fishermen of … Continue reading CLIMATE CHANGE: Big changes are occurring in one of the fastest-warming spots on Earth
MacKay, A.A. et al The Sea Urchin Roe Industry in the Bay of Fundy, 1976 This research was initiated by the Research and Development Branch of the New Brunswick Department of Fisheries in an effort to obtain additional data on … Continue reading FISHERIES: The Beginning of the Sea Urchin Roe Industry in the Bay of Fundy, 1976
PLANNING YOUR SUMMER? How about a trip to Norumbega? This fantastic and great Native American city, Norumbega, was first discovered by a lost Englishman back in the fifteen hundreds and folks have been looking for it ever since. It is … Continue reading MYSTERIES: Can you find the lost city of Norumbega … Is it somewhere in New England?
The Cape Codder reports, “There have been many more right whales than usual this year,” noted Nathalie Jaquet, director of the Right Whale Aerial Survey at the Provincetown Center For Coastal Studies. “We’ve identified at least 120 whales. That’s out … Continue reading WHALES: Opinion – Right Whale Congregation – Is It Really a Mystery?
A vintage image of Passamaquoddy tribesmen and the canoe they used to hunt porpoise in the Quoddy area and Grand Manan, NB, ME. The Original Check it out at: https://fineartamerica.com/featured/vintage-image-of-passamaquoddy-porpoise-hunting-canoe-art-mackay.html?product=art-print Continue reading NATIVE AMERICANS – Passamaquoddy Tribesmen and their Porpoise Hunting Canoe
Upgraded a vintage black and white image from Carvers Harbor, Maine so everyone would know what it’s like for us up north to … GO SAILING IN THE WINTER!!! 🤣 Get a copy you can print for your wall at: https://payhip.com/b/oUbAp Continue reading HUMO/UR – Sailing During the Winter in Maine
It was obvious back in 1915 that actions like offshore drilling are no longer just local in scope and concern and Nova Scotia continues its offshore oil developments in 2022. But George’s Banks has been recognized as a vital resources … Continue reading ISSUES: Canada extends protection for Georges Banks, but continues massive oil exploration and development in Offshore Nova Scotia.
While many of us would prefer more sun in the evening, a Boston man wanted to adopt Atlantic time for public health reasons. Back in 2015, Tom Emswiler introduced Bill S-2040 that would study shifting away from eastern standard time. … Continue reading LOOKING BACK & FORWARD: Changing When the Sun Sets in Massachusets & Elsewhere
Learn More at Door 8 – Canadian Treasure — Geological Society of London blog Continue reading TREASURE – UK’s Geological Society explores Fundy treasure sites online. WE ARE FAMOUS!!
This was written in 2013 when the future of my hometown looked bleak. Today, properties have passed to the next generation and younger entrepreneurs are buying and fixing up old retail spaces and bringing the potential for new life to … Continue reading COMMUNITY: The painful death of my hometowns – St. Stephen, NB and Calais, ME
Painting created from a very old black and white online photo of a man looking across the water from Campobello NB to Lubec Maine. Purchase copies at Fine Art America Continue reading ART – Lubec, Maine as seen from Campobello, NB – From a Vintage Photo
Imagine this!!! A real monster off Lubec. Maine. any idea what it might have been?? Click on the first image to enlarge and read. Or read and download the PDF here – CrewoftheSchoonerMadagascaSawaGreatSnake Continue reading MONSTERS – Crew of the Schooner Madagasca Saw a Great Snake off Lubec, Maine
See a colorized and edited vintage B&W image of a Maine winter lumber camp around 1900. If you would like a copy for your wall or publications get in touch and we will let you know what is available. Continue reading COLORIZED HISTORY – See a Maine winter lumber camp around 1900 – The original and new colorized version
See a colorized and edited vintage B&W image of Main Street in Kennebunk, Maine in 1917. If you would like a copy for your wall or publications get in touch and we will let you know what is available. Continue reading COLORIZED – Main Street in Kennebunk, Maine in 1917
Time to dream about summer exploration? This fabulous Google Map shows many of the shipwrecks along the New England coast. Click on each button to get the information on each wreck. Continue reading EXPLORE: Shipwrecks of New England…
Once common along our east coast, the wolf seems to have made a comeback. As Don McAlpine of the New Brunswick Museum said … it was just a matter of time. News articles like those below from the past … Continue reading CREATURES: And the wolf returns to New Brunswick…
Colorized and edited version of Passamaquoddy Chief Wa Neptune, Pleasant Point Reservation, Maine around 1930. Want a copy for your wall or publication? Get in touch. Continue reading NATIVE AMERICANS – Chief Wa Neptune in Color.
In the 1980s when the government repainted the tower at West Quoddy Head Lighthouse in Lubec, Maine, for some reason, they painted 12 stripes (6 red and 6 white), instead of the 15 stripes (8 red and 7 white) … Continue reading LIGHTHOUSES – Maine’s Famo/us Quoddy Lighthouse Being Painted … WRONG
What do you think??? Everyday trucks like this one roll into our municipalities across the northeast and remove the wealth that we as citizens have contributed that day. Wealth that we once owned and controlled by us now goes to … Continue reading ENERGY: EXPORTED WEALTH = EXPORTED POWER
NOVEMBER 17, 2015 Habib Dagher, director of UMaine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center, in front of the VolturnUS prototype wind turbine deployed off the shores of Castine in 2014. BY JAMES MCCARTHY Monday’s announcement that a consortium led … Continue reading LOOKING BACK & FORWARD: University of Maine offshore wind project continues.
This article was first written in 2008. Today in 2022, the cost of fuel for the huge ships that bring our increasingly expensive essentials from far afield may indeed see us returning to local produce and coastal sail. What do … Continue reading OPINION – Short Sea Shipping! Did I Doze Off or What?
A YOUTH’S GUIDE TO THE THE ACADIAN FOREST – Written for kids, this important free publication is vital for those of all ages! As clearcutting and spraying changes our forest ecosystem, it is important to understand what we are loosing. … Continue reading FORESTRY: What is the Acadian Forest Anyway?
A map I discovered online that shows cougar sightings in the northeast from 1841 to 1951. Enjoy!! Continue reading CREATURES: For Cougar Fans along the Atlantic Coast – Sightings from 1841-1951.
Located on Cape Neddick, the Nubble Lighthouse warned voyagers of a dangerous path. The surrounding area offers gorgeous views, rock climbing and a robust area for scuba diving. What makes this area so picturesque and relaxing is the same thing that … Continue reading EXPLORE – Nubble Light House, “Beware the Savage Rocks”
Treasures come in many packages … both real and imagined. Some, like the great gold hoax of Lubec, Maine, require both imagination as well as the gullible. Click on the first image to enlarge and read. Click here to download … Continue reading TREASURE: The Great Saltwater Gold Hoax
Art MacKay Norumbega, or Nurembega, is a legendary settlement in northeastern North America which appeared on many early maps from the 1500s until American colonization. The word “Norumbega” was originally spelled Oranbega in Giovanni da Verrazzano’s 1529 map of America, and the word is believed … Continue reading EXPLORE: Can you find the lost city of Norumbega … Is it somewhere in New England?
Placer and lode gold have been found in Cumberland, Franklin, Hancock, Knox, Oxford, Somerset, Waldo and Washington Counties. Note: Some sites listed below may have prohibitions against prospecting. Always seek permission from property owners and obtain any necessary permits prior … Continue reading PLACES: Maine – Map of Gold, Silver & Lost Treasure Sites
Since its closure at Wiscasett, Maine in 1997, the nuclear waste from the Maine Yankee Nuclear Plant remains stored onsite … apparently with no place yet to go and at an annual cost of about $10 million dollars or more … Continue reading ISSUES: Maine Yankee Nuclear Waste – Still No Place to Go? Update 2022
Did you know that wolves were common in Maine back in the 1800s? This COLOR & LEARN set includes the story, references, media, and artwork that includes a newly created version of the illustration showing the wolves attacking a horse … Continue reading COLOR & LEARN – WOLVES ON THE AIRLINE IN NORTHERN MAINE
TIME TO PLAN YOUR EXPLORATIONS! Zoom in and click on each balloon to get details about each site. googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/d/embed?mid=1NebS37UDHUKLe3aBuL2pF-GElrc&w=640&h=480 Source: Fundy Tides: EXPLORE: Forts & Fortifications in Maine and the Maritimes Continue reading EXPLORE: Forts & Fortifications in Maine and the Maritimes
If you like lighthouses, don’t miss these beautiful aerial shots of lighthouses on the border between New Brunswick and Maine. Continue reading EXPLORE: Lighthouse tour on the border
A great article from the Quoddy Tides. Continue reading HISTORY: Who was there when Eastport, Maine was occupied by the British?